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Returning home

Issei man in Los Angeles

Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Los Angeles - around 1947-48. Kumezo Hatchimoji at his home."
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Hostel, Japanese language school

These children are on the front steps of the Japanese language school. The school housed many Japanese Americans immediately after the incarceration. Front row (left to right): Nancy Tada and Susumu Ohashi holding Kiyomi Ohashi. Second row: Ronnie Tada, Takashi Aoki, Yoshiko Tokita, Yasuo Tokita, and Yuzo Tokita. Third row ...
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Scrapbook page

Newspaper clippings from the Oregon Journal and an advertisement for a mass meeting from the Gresham Outlook.
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Advertisement for anti-Japanese meeting

Advertisement for a meeting held by the Oregon Property Owners' Protective League, Inc.
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Scrapbook page

Newspaper articles from the New York Times, Oregonian, and Pacific Citizen all describing public reactions to Japanese Americans returning to the West Coast. One of the articles is titled "Union Limits Nisei to Ex-Service Men: Teamsters' Union Says it Will Oppose All Other Japanese in West Coast Jobs."
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Couple reclaiming property

Japanese Americans waiting to reclaim their property after World War II.
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Clarence T. Arai Home for Visit (January 25, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 25, 1945, p. 14
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Myer, Director of W.R.A., Clashes With Anti-Jap Group (October 12, 1944)

The Seattle Daily Times, October 12, 1944, p. 2
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Japs' Return To Be Orderly, Says W.R.A. (December 19, 1944)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 19, 1944, p. 12
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WRA booklet: "West Coast Incidents"

Booklet produced by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) that features clippings from major U.S. newspapers on Japanese Americans.
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